The Data Zone: Bailey’s two goals help Leverkusen overcome Köln

Hosts Bayer Leverkusen claimed three points against visiting FC Köln on Saturday in the Bundesliga. The game finished 0-3 (0-1).

The hosting team Bayer Leverkusen started the match at pace and took the lead straight away early in the game. After only 5 minutes Leon Bailey scored a goal, with an assist from Moussa Diaby.

Straight after the break, Moussa Diaby made his mark and increased the team’s lead.

Bayer Leverkusen increased the lead even more as Leon Bailey scored a goal, with an assist by Kerem Demirbay, in the 76th minute. The goal was his eighth on target in the league this season. The 3-0 goal was the last one of the game.

It was FC Köln’s ninth game in a row without a win.

Bayer Leverkusen have 2 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses with a 6–6 goal difference in the last 5 games, while FC Köln have 1 draw 4 losses and a 5–11 goal difference.

Bayer Leverkusen are in fifth place after the game, while FC Köln are in 17th.

On Tuesday, Leverkusen will play away to Bayern at 7:30 pm, while Köln will face Leipzig at home at RheinEnergieStadion at 5:30 pm.